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Spring 2020
LAW173  AS  LAWWITHOUTWALLS: LWOW SPRINT

Course Description
LawWithoutWalls LWOW Sprint (“LWOW Sprint") is 2 day in-person experiential learning program focused on innovation, collaboration, and transformation and hosted at the University of Miami 17-18 April. Students learn design thinking principles and the 3-4-5 Method of Innovation in a multi-disciplinary and cross-generational team format. The Sprint is hands-on upskilling for practicing and aspiring law and business professionals who seek to enhance their cross-cultural, creative teaming, problem solving, and leadership skills while hacking (attempting to solve) a real business-of-law challenge on a sponsored team alongside kindred spirits. All teams will create a solution to the problem assigned by the Team Sponsor and present it at the end of the two days to a panel of judges. To learn more, visit http://lawwithoutwalls.org/
http://lawwithoutwalls.org/

Course Schedule
None

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 1
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite: None; however, courses on professional responsibility, international law and regulation, and globalization are a plus.
Corequisite: LWOW Xed (Students must also take this course)
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Unlike traditional law school courses where students are graded on one law school exam by one law professor, assessment in LawWithoutWalls is an integrated, collaborative process. Students give and receive feedback to and from their teammates and mentors over the course of two day to develop an overview of the solution that they pitch at the end of the sprint. Areas of assessment include teamwork, communication, technology, business knowhow, presentation, business pitch/presentation, business deck, and research skills along with legal knowledge creativity, innovation and network building.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Skills Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions: Enrollment by application only. Visit lawwithoutwalls.org to apply. Application deadline: Nov. 29th.
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Related
Bar Subject(s):
NEW YORK SKILLS
Concentration(s):
The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
No     
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

DeSTEFANO, MICHELE


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: md@law.miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-2411